Judy Garland's Remains Moved From New York To Hollywood Forever Cemetery
The remains of actress Judy Garland are being relocated from New York to Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Garland died in 1969 at age 47 after overdosing on barbiturates. At that time, her final resting place had been a mausoleum in Hartsdale, New York. However, TMZ reports that Garland's remains were removed from the mausoleum and flown from JFK to LAX on an American Airlines flight on Tuesday. According to PEOPLE, Garland's daughter, Liza Minnelli, moved Garland's remains so that she will be interred with her children and grandchildren. There was no room to do so at her former burial site.
Garland had three children: Liza Minnelli, with second husband Meet Me In St. Louis director Vicente Minnelli, and Lorna and Joey Luft, with third husband Sidney Luft.
Hollywood Forever was founded in 1899 and, unlike other cemeteries, is a tourist destination known for its regular concerts and film screenings. It's also home to a number of famous residents, meaning Garland and her family should fit right in.